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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Computer Information Systems - CIS 120

Software Applications

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide hands-on experience with a current office software package for the computer. Emphasis is in the area of word processing, spreadsheets, database management and a presentation software program.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


  • Computer and keyboarding experience.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Create a variety of business documents in Word.
  • Manipulate a number of commands and procedures that affect how the document appears when printed.
  • Format documents using features to rearrange text in a document, add special elements and change the appearance of text.
  • Create various workbooks in Excel.
  • Apply formatting attributes and color to enhance the appearance of the worksheet.
  • Manipulate Excel's functions to create formulas.
  • Construct tables in Access.
  • Create queries, forms, and reports in Access.
  • Develop various PowerPoint presentations.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 10/27/2020

 120142787Software ApplONL3Ellis T0/31/3Closed$12.00 

Fall; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 120142417Software ApplONL3Ellis T0/31/2Closed$12.00 
 120142437Software ApplONL3Ellis T0/31/3Closed$12.00 
 120142812Software ApplRMT3Ellis T0/24/1Closed$52.00T R  11:00 AM-12:40 PM WEBWEB
 120142868Software ApplRMT3Boron J1/24/0Open$52.00T  06:00 PM-09:38 PM WEBWEB

Fall; 2020; COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 120142320Software ApplONL3Parker M5/31/0Open$12.00 
 120142405Software ApplONL3Ellis T0/31/0Closed$12.00 
 120142808Software ApplRMT3Enteshary A7/24/0Open$52.00M W  08:00 AM-09:20 AM WEBWEB
 120142810Software ApplRMT3Ellis T2/24/0Open$52.00W  09:00 AM-11:52 AM WEBWEB
 120142811Software ApplRMT3Ellis T3/24/0Open$52.00T R  09:30 AM-10:50 AM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday